Welcome to DPT 790 - Clinical Research in Physical Therapy
Dr. Jenny Kent is an Assistant Professor at the UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences in the Department of Physical Therapy. Dr. Kent completed is a trained Clinical Scientist. She completed her PhD in the Department of Biomechanics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, she undertook postdoctoral training at Northwestern University Prosthetics Orthotics Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Kent maintains her UK registrations as a Clinical Scientist and a Chartered Scientist. Dr. Ken'ts research focuses on developing fundamental knowledge, rehabilitation strategies, and interventions to improve mobility and autonomy of individuals with musculoskeletal and neuromuscular compromise, with specific emphasis on people with amputation. (source:https://www.unlv.edu/people/jenny-kent)
Introduction to principles and concepts of clinical research in physical therapy. Covers development of the research question, measurement issues, statistical analysis, literature review, and writing of results.
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